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The Triumph of Light over Darkness: Lord Mayor of Oxford lights Menorah outside Oxford's Oldest College

The Triumph of Light over Darkness: Lord Mayor of Oxford lights Menorah outside Oxford's Oldest College
 
Despite the recent hosting of Holocaust denier David Irving at the Oxford Union, Chanukah was celebrated in Oxford with over a hundred people attending the grand 12ft Menorah lighting ceremony, organized by Chabad of Oxford, on Broad Street, outside Balliol College, the oldest colleges in Oxford, founded 1263.
 
In a sign of appreciation to Jewish tradition and the history of the community, The candles were kindled by the Lord Mayor of Oxford, Councillor John Tanner, Rabbi Eli Brackman, director of Chabad of Oxford, Councillor and Leader of the Green Party, Craig Simmons, and Dr. Joshua Getzler… Read More »
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